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The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers and magazines. The BBWAA was founded in 1908 to improve working conditions for sportswriters in the early part of the 20th century. Currently the BBWAA's major function is the election of players to the Baseball Hall of Fame; all writers with 10 years of membership are eligible to vote. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (700x706, 12 KB) http://www. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (700x706, 12 KB) http://www. ... A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Sportswriting (also sports writing) is a form of journalism that reports on sports topics and events. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related...


Awards Voting

The BBWAA is responsible for voting on several awards annually. These awards are:

In addition, the BBWAA votes annually for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... In Major League Baseball, the Manager of the Year Award is an honor given annually to the best managers in the American and National Leagues. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related...


List of Current Members

While the directory of members at the official BBWAA site is available only to members of the BBWAA, any sportswriter who mentions that he has filled out or will fill out a ballot for MVP, Hall of Fame, or any other of these awards must be a member. Names of members are followed by the name of the organization they work for and an article in which they proved they were a member.

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2000 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot by Baseball Almanac (211 words)
On December 1, 1999, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) began voting for future inductees into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
The ballot below is an actual example of the one used by writers during the election and it had to be returned by December 31, 1999.
The ballot contained the names of thirty eligible candidates including players who received at least 5% of the ballots cast in 1999, and first year players that are selected by a screening committe and designated by a '+' next to their name on the sample ballot.
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